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TT Games acquires Playdemic

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment label picks up Golf Clash studio to work on Lego mobile games

By Brendan Sinclair

Xbox promotes Mike Ybarra and Kareem Choudhry

Both have been moved up to vice president positions at the company, a Microsoft spokesperson confirmed

By James Brightman

Leslie Benzies opens Budapest studio and recruits former Crytek Hungary boss

Third development house brought in to work on ex-Rockstar exec's mysterious Everywhere project

By Christopher Dring

Warner Bros. sees full-year game sales dip

Publisher blames decline on tough comparison against 2015 hits Mortal Kombat X and Batman: Arkham Knight

By Brendan Sinclair

E3 2017 will be open to 15,000 fans

Show organizers have yielded to pressure to make the expo a partially public event

By James Brightman

Does VR need a Killer App?

At Casual Connect today, Valve's Chet Faliszek argued that, like the App Store, VR will succeed on flexibility rather than franchises

By Matthew Handrahan

Applications open for BAFTA Crew programme

Body also publishes study examining success factors for underrepresented groups in the industry

By Dan Pearson

Releasing your first game at 12 years old

We speak to Donovan Brathwaite-Romero about the making of his first hit Gunman Taco Truck and living up to the family legacy

By James Batchelor

Sony VR leader unveils Dream Reality Interactive

David Ranyard creates new team with former London Studios talent, and warns that 2017 will be a "re-balancing year" for the new medium

By Christopher Dring

Nordic Game Conference unveils Discovery Day

Event will "focus on the innovative and artful aspects" of game design

By Dan Pearson

DeNA financials in line with expectations, level year-on-year

Quarter only feels two weeks of Super Mario Run impact, but native apps outperform browser games considerably for first time

Unity takes stand against Trumpian immigration ban

Flying affected devs to Amsterdam Unite for free and matching charitable donations

By Dan Pearson

GameStop, Target deny cancelled Switch reservations

[UPDATE] Both retailers have now dismissed reports of allocation shortages, asking customers with issues to contact them

By Brendan Sinclair

Take-Two pushes sales up, misses bottom line guidance

Mafia III, Civilization VI, NBA 2K17, GTA V continue selling as publisher's first VR efforts justify CEO Zelnick's previous skepticism

By Brendan Sinclair

YouTuber behind FIFA gambling site avoids jail time

Craig "Nepenthez" Douglas and Dylan Rigby plead guilty, are ordered to pay a total of Ł265,000 in prosecution costs and fines

By Brendan Sinclair

Nintendo open to more mobile partnerships

DeNA could be just the start; company has also merged its console and handheld software development teams

By James Brightman

Biometrics, Gaming & Privacy Laws

Facial scanning features can help put players in the game, but they can also put game makers in court if they aren't implemented carefully

By Gretchen Ramos and Zerina Curevac

Making a MMO in seven days

Among the Sleep developer Krillbite used SpatialOS to prototype a MMO in just a week.

By Craig Munro

Making a MMO in seven days

Among the Sleep developer Krillbite used SpatialOS to prototype a MMO in just a week.

By Craig Munro

“You can't just slap on an IP and cross your fingers”

Channel 4's Colin MacDonald discusses the common pitfalls of celebrity based games, and how having a famous brand can sometimes work against you

By James Batchelor

Milestone secures distribution deal with Koch Media

Multi-game deal starts with MXGP3, covers Italian publisher's 2017 portfolio

Nearly 300 European companies are dedicated to VR

Virtual reality industry grows, with games the most competitive space

By James Batchelor

Playground Games opening second studio for open world game

New team will be working on unannounced non-racing project, Forza Horizon "remains the cornerstone" of studio's business

By James Batchelor

Milwaukee County requires parks permit for Pokémon Go

Rubbish dropped by players leaves Niantic liable

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